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separate trips to ohio. mitt romney has most of those states on his itinerary as well, but he's also adding pennsylvania to his list. last hour, we brought you live coverage of his stop in new hampshire. now, here is the national picture. and it couldn't be closer. our poll shows 47% each. president obama will soon be on his way to mentor ohio to campaign in the cleveland suburb, but before we take you there, listen to the president slam mitt romney over an ad his campaign is running in ohio. >> look, i understand governor romney has had a tough time here in ohio because he was against saving the auto industry. and it's hard to run away from a position when you're on videotape saying let detroit go bankrupt. but you've got to own what you say. this isn't a game. these are people's jobs at stake. these are people's lives. you don't scare hard working americans just to scare up some votes. that's not what being president's all about. >> the president was responding to this romney ad that implies the auto bailout plan failed and chrysler will move jobs to china, a claim that chrysler has denie
to be busy. this map shows the final stretch for the president. it means six swing states. mitt romney trying to hit eight states in his final push. that includes a stop in new hampshire this morning, and we'll take you there live in our next hour. we've got correspondents spread throughout the battleground states to bring you the latest on the election and the final push for both the candidates. >> now, one of the states where both candidates will be making several stops, ohio. you knew that was coming. cnn's white house correspondent dan lothian is in mentor, ohio where president obama will be campaigning later this morning. dan, the crowds for 2012 have not been as big as the 2008 crowds. big turnout expected for his last campaign weekend though? >> reporter: oh, definitely. i mean, the white house says and the campaign rather says that the president has been facing in these recent days some fired up supporters. they expect the same to happen here in ohio today. we've been talking so much about the big push in the battleground states, but ohio being the most important, the president made t
on governor mitt romney who has been hitting the president saying that, yes, the president ran in 2008 on this notion of change, but the president's policies have failed. the president turning back on mitt romney saying that he, many of the, is the "talented salesman." a real back and forth on who is the real change agent here. president obama acknowledging that a lot of people across the country, including some in his own party who are completely satisfied on what he has been able to accomplish over the last four years, but, again, the president during his stump speech saying that he has been able to deliver on his promises and those things that he was not able to accomplish, he blames congress for standing in the way, randi. >> the president has certainly had some star power out on the trail with him. some celebrities. perhaps the man who can really help him hold on to the white house just might be bill clinton, right? >> that's right. former president bill clinton has been out there stumping for the president. he has been in various battleground states over the last few weeks. we'll
romney campaigning across several key states this weekend. both candidates will be in colorado, ohio, iowa and virginia while romney also makes some stops in pennsylvania and new hampshire. >>> number four, it's taking some voters up to four hours to cast their ballots in florida. one of the election's most crucial swing states. remember early voting in the sunshine state started a week later than it did in '08 because of a new state law. the republican state legislature reduced the number of early voting days from 14 to 8. >>> and number five, gas prices are falling across the u.s. aaa reporting the national average dropped just over a penny to $3.48 a gallon. that is the 23rd consecutive decline. prices are lowest in south carolina, where the average gallon will cost you $3.17. >>> the images of sandy's destruction have been striking. the economic losses devastating. in addition to the homes lost because of the hurricanes. the more than 20,000 flights were canceled across north america. fedex tells "new york times" it has been struggling to find gas for its delivery trucks. the adv
. and it's the gaffe that has some republicans shaking their heads. why mitt romney says obama won because of the gifts he gave. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. it is 10:00 on the east coast, 7:00 a.m. on the west. we start in gaza this hour, as people there have to fear death from above. israeli war planes have been relentless in their attacks on targets in gaza. they are hunting rocket launchers, but dozens of civilians have been killed as a result. the latest round of this conflict started wednesday, and there is no end in sight. sarah sidener is in gaza city for us. what are you seeing at this hour? are you hearing or seeing any air strikes? >> reporter: we're hearing drones above, but just five minutes before we started this show, we saw rockets coming out of central gaza, literally a few hundred yards away from us. we could see the rockets going up into the air, and they were sort of white, and then they would disappear and they were pointed, of course, towards israel. usually when that happens, you see that happening and then you hear the sound of planes above shortly af
obama ended with 332 electoral votes. mitt romney got 206, but the bigger machine really here was eight. that is the number of toss-up states captured by the president. that is a clean sweep. and while the presidential race is officially over in florida, one of the state's congressional races is still undecided. the latest totals show a close race between first term republican congressman alan west and his democratic challenger patrick murphy. with murphy edging west by a mere 2,400 votes, results will officially be certified next tuesday and while murphy has claimed victory, west has yet to concede. the west-murphy race is one of the most expensive for a house seat. the federal election commission and the center for responsive politics are reporting west raised $17 million through mid-october, while murphy raised $3.7 million. >>> after scenes like this one where voters waited in long lines for hours, governor rick scott is ordering a review of what happened at the polls. in a state scott says, in part, we need to make improvements for florida voters, and it is important to look at pro
and indiana, but they both went for romney, both those states. so what do you think that tells us? >> well, i think it tells us that they made mistakes. even though i know they deeply felt personal views, but they're out of the mainstream deeply held personal views and that may not be what they need to run for public office on. because romney carried and in other places you had governors being elected, not in those particular ones, but just in general we need to talk about women's issues in a way that women want to be talked to. and i think that sometimes even though maybe their hearts are in the right place, maybe what they're saying is not being communicated in the correct way and maybe they're not talking about the right issues. >> let me ask you quickly about women -- actually latinos. your seat now going to ted cruz, a cuban american, backed by the tea party. but nationally latino voters went 71% to 27% actually for president obama. you got a large percentage of latino votes when you ran and you won. do you have some advice for your party on this? >> well, absolutely. i got 44% of the la
's margin of victory has now increased. he now has a 51% edge over romney in the national popular vote. that is up from a tie that we saw on election night. but down in florida, they are still counting the ballots. officials have until noon today to submit unofficial results to the secretary of state. cnn has yet to project a winner there, but with 97% of precincts reporting, president obama has a lead over romney. the romney campaign has conceded the race in florida. and for the first time since superstorm sandy hit new york, the lights on the statute of liberty were on. it is still closed. >>> in new jersey, chris christie says most areas of the state will have power by tonight. about 160,000 lost power because of the nor'easter that hit this week. >> life will be back for most of new jersey to normal come sunday. why do i mean, let's start with power. we backtracked slightly due to the nor'easter, after talking to them last night and this morning, my belief is that we will have almost 100% restoration by saturday night. >> you saw those dreadfully long lines on election day, how can
there on the map. most of the states, red states that went for governor mitt romney. so far seven of the states warranting a response from the white house. >> so a lot of unhappy people. you spoke with a member of the texas nationalist movement. i mean, how serious are they about this? what is their complaint. >> talk to the texas nationalist movement. they think it's a very legitimate reason to secede. over the last 100 years, i should say, that the united states has strayed from the constitution, that this should be a federation of sovereign states, and they feel that texas can sustain itself on its own. it has the 15th largest economy in the world, randi, have its own defense, texas national guard, and they just feel that they are in a position to sustain themselves. the texas nationalist movement has been at this since the mid-'90s and the person i spoke with, dave monday, nothing to do with his personal dislike for president barack obama. this organization has been at it since the mid-'90s. he joined when george w. bush was in office. this is more than just a red versus blue thing. this is
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